The Sandman

The Sandman Season 2 – Netflix reveal the Endless

We already know Dream, Death, Desire and Despair… now it’s time to meet their siblings.  After a long wait, Netflix have finally started to reveal some information about the season 2 of The Sandman. It comes in the form of a video, unveiling three new members of the Endless. We’ve already met Dream (Tom Sturridge), … >

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42 Douglas Adams book of ideas

Douglas Adams book, 42 now ready for release

42, the crowdfunded The Wildly Improbable Ideas of Douglas Adams, is now ready for release — we bring you all the details you need More than two years ago we brought details of Kevin Jon Davies project to explore some of the many (many) documents Douglas Adams left to his alma mater (St Johns, Cambridge). … >

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Blackadder Goes Fourth

Blackadder – 40th Anniversary celebrated with two new documentaries

The UKTV Gold channel is celebrating the beloved comedy series throughout June.  Blackadder, the classic era-hopping comedy is 40 years old this June. To mark the occasion, the UTKV comedy channel Gold is devoting the month to the show. The channel is stripping the show’s four series across weeknights, as well as debuting two new … >

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Blackadder’s Baldrick returns for Comic Relief 2023

Sir Tony Robinson will reprise his famous Blackadder character for this year’s Comic Relief.  Thanks to an appearance by writer Richard Curtis on the BBC Radio 2 Breakfast Show, we’ve learned that Blackadder is back for this year’s Comic Relief. Tony Robinson is reprising his role as the eternally put upon servant for a sketch … >

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Stephen Fry to front a new Dinosaur series for Channel 5

Dinosaur – with Stephen Fry plans to recreate a hyper-realistic prehistoric environment.  Channel 5 have announced Dinosaur – with Stephen Fry, an upcoming four-day event focussed on the prehistoric beasts. The show promises to “chronologically tell the definitive story of 165 million years on earth – from the dawn of the dinosaurs to their extinction.” … >

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The CultBox Podcast Roundup – March 2022

Welcome to the CultBox Podcast Roundup for March 2022.  Our favourite podcasts this month in the worlds of film and tv have included, in no particular order… The Two Shot Podcast, S9 Ep15 – Claire Rushbrook The wonderfully down to earth Claire Rushbrook talked to Craig Parkinson on balancing life and family, and about her … >

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The Sandman new cast announcement

The Sandman — new cast details shared by Neil Gaiman

The Sandman — new cast details have been shared by Neil Gaiman in a long post (which we’ll summarise) First a reprise from Gaiman: … based on my comic book series of the same name. A rich blend of modern myth and dark fantasy in which contemporary fiction, historical drama and legend are seamlessly interwoven, … >

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BBC R3 Christmas carol competition 2020 part of the sonic festivities

Sonic festivities for Christmas 2020 from BBC Sounds and Radio

The BBC has announced a raft of sonic festivities for Christmas 2020 covering all major BBC Radio stations and BBC Sounds. There really is something for everyone. The BBC’s announcement is a vast list of programmes across its radio / streaming channels; we’ve rejigged it by theme and picked our highlights. Music BBC Sounds promises … >

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